Friday, 29 November 2013 09:20
Energy Action would like to take this opportunity to thank-you for your support throughout 2013 and wish you and your families a Merry Christmas and a safe and prosperous New Year.
Likelihood and Issues of a Carbon Tax Repeal
Friday, 29 November 2013 07:46
When the Liberal Government, led by Tony Abbott, won the latest Federal election it was assumed that the Carbon Tax would be dumped in favour of a system more conducive to growing the Australian economy. However, there are a number of limitations and issues currently posing a threat to this repeal.
Upcoming Network Tariff Reviews Impacting your Business
Tuesday, 26 November 2013 09:28
From 1 January 2014, electricity consumers in Victoria will experience changes to their network tariffs.
Queensland Market Update
Friday, 01 November 2013 09:47
Retail prices in Queensland have increased recently, which has led to some speculation as to whether they will fall steeply in the near term or continue on an upward trend. In this Market Update Energy Action reviews the current circumstances affecting the Queensland price and offer some answers as to how it got here and where it is going.
Don't be shocked by high electricity bills this summer
Friday, 01 November 2013 09:09
During summer months, the national electricity market experiences an increase in demand. This can be partly attributed to the increased use of air-conditioning systems on hot days. Many businesses are likely to see an increase in summer peak electricity demand as a result, which will be reflected in higher energy bills.
Space heating and cooling demands are an important element to consider when implementing energy improvements. Changing machinery settings, ongoing maintenance and monitoring of air-conditioning can help to improve efficiency, and will benefit your business as well as the environment.
AEMC Report Uncovers Further Fall In Demand
Friday, 01 November 2013 08:51
Last month we reported on an AEMC report on the state of the market. Our article included a snapshot of competition in the domestic markets is reviewed in NSW and Victoria and the startling fact that 60 per cent of domestic customers in NSW are on some form of competitive contract and about 20% changed Retailers. Interestingly amongst Business customers the churn rate is lower and 50% still accept a price directly from their incumbent retailer.
Bill monitoring can save you thousands of dollars on your energy bills
Friday, 01 November 2013 08:46
Since January 2013, Energy Action has saved over 80 of its customers almost $600,000 in bill overcharges as a result of the Activ8 energy management service. Energy Action has found that around 20% of bills submitted for validation contained billing mistakes. The largest saving was over $100,000 for a demand overcharge for a single customer. Other types of overcharges included metering and retail overcharges and incorrectly applied network tariffs. Businesses of all sizes and from all industries across Australia have benefited from the Activ8 energy management services.
Annual General Meeting 31st October 2013
Thursday, 31 October 2013 03:35
Energy Action Limited is pleased to provide the below link to the live audio webcast of its Annual General Meeting which will beheld at 2:30pm (AEDST) on Thursday, 31 October 2013, at the Radisson Blu Hotel – 27 O’Connell Street Sydney.
Shareholders can submit questions via the live webcast and we will attempt to answer all questions following the meeting.
Please Click here to view the webcast.
If you experience any technical difficulties please call Redback Support on 1800 733 416
Fewer discounts? Less door knockers around?
Tuesday, 08 October 2013 08:13
There are a number of reasons that competition in retailing energy in the domestic and Small Business sector is a bit less lately. One is that door knockers were creating a lot of headaches for the Energy Retailers given that some of the tactics employed were less than professional, the points seen below give a hint as to why the three largest energy retailers have basically given away direct door knocking sales over the past year.
Energy markets continue to evolve
Tuesday, 08 October 2013 08:11
A snapshot of competition in the domestic markets is reviewed in NSW and Victoria in this article and the startling fact that 60 percent of domestic customers in NSW are on some form of competitive contract and about 20% changed Retailers. Interestingly amongst Business customers the churn rateis lower and 50% still accept a price directly from their incumbent retailer.
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